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2 companies and their joint venture poised to win almost every Toronto snow-clearing contract (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
Toronto Snow plow Two paving companies, and a joint venture they launched this September, are in line to win nine of 11 City of Toronto snow-clearing contracts worth nearly $900 million over the next decade.
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This Scarborough church operates one of the busiest food banks in the city (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
This Scarborough church operates one of the busiest food banks in the city A Scarborough church started ramping up its food bank operations soon after the COVID-19 pandemic struck. Now, it’s one of the busiest programs in the city. Metro Morning host Ismaila Alfa met with Grace Place lead pastor Amos Sarwan to talk about the church’s efforts.
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Seniors who bought into proposed development fighting to get $50K deposit after project fails (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
Fengfeng Zhou Fengfeng Zhou says he's fighting for the return of a $50,300 deposit his wife paid to secure a life lease in a proposed seniors condo community in Scarborough. Nearly six years after it was announced, the land sits empty and the project has been cancelled.
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Peter Nygard won't be charged in Winnipeg cases involving 8 women, police say (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
Nadine Moostoos Disgraced clothing manufacturer Peter Nygard will not face charges in his hometown of Winnipeg, after a 10-month police investigation into allegations of sexual assault from eight women, The Fifth Estate has learned.
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Ontario to lower eligibility age for booster shots to people 50 and older (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
Covid Vaccinations, Toronto The Ontario government will announce on Thursday that it will lower the age of eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots to people aged 50 and older this year, sources say.
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Public health measures in place at Ontario ski hills as skiers, snowboarders take to the slopes (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
Horseshoe Resort Public health measures are in place at Ontario ski hills as the winter season gets underway.
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Ontario gave $210M in COVID-19 support to ineligible businesses, auditor general's report finds (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
Ont Border Crossers 20200708 Ontario's auditor general has found that thousands of businesses received a total of more than $200 million in provincial COVID-19 supports that they weren't eligible for.
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Ontario reports 780 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
Omicron street scenes Ontario reported another 780 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, as Premier Doug Ford spoke at a press conference for the first time since the new omicron coronavirus variant was confirmed in the province.
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Minus signature moustache, Matthews explodes for hat trick to lead Leafs past Avs (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
matthews-auston-120121-2 Auston Matthews scored three times to register the fourth hat trick of his career as the red-hot Toronto Maple Leafs thumped the Colorado Avalanche 8-3 on Wednesday night.
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Ontario pot products often out of stock because of poor forecasts: auditor's report (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
Cannabis Edibles 20200106 Inaccurate forecasting by the Ontario Cannabis Store has potential to fuel the illicit pot market
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Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. Toronto is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. With over 2.5 million residents, it is the fifth most populous municipality in North America. Toronto is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and is part of a densely populated region in Southern Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe, which is home to 8.1 million residents and has approximately 25% of Canada's population.  The Toronto metropolitan census area had a population of 5,113,149, and the Greater Toronto Area had a population of 5,555,912 in the 2006 Census.


As Canada's economic capital, Toronto is considered a global city and is one of the top financial centres in the world. Toronto's leading economic sectors include finance, business services, telecommunications, aerospace, transportation, media, arts, film, television production, publishing, software production, medical research, education, tourism and sports industries.The Toronto Stock Exchange, the world's seventh largest, is headquartered in the city, along with most of Canada's corporations. They also have an NHL hockey team, called the Toronto Maple Leafs.


Toronto's population is cosmopolitan and international, reflecting its role as an important destination for immigrants to Canada. Toronto is one of the world's most diverse cities by percentage of non-native-born residents, as about 49% of the population were born outside of Canada.  Because of the city's low crime rates, clean environment, high standard of living, and friendly attitude to diversity, Toronto is consistently rated as one of the world's most livable cities by the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Mercer Quality of Living Survey.  In addition, Toronto was ranked as the most expensive Canadian city in which to live in 2006.

  Residents of the city are called Torontonians.

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